Bruce E. Kaufman og David Lewin
Elsevier (JAI) 2003 269 s. ISBN 0-7623-1028-6
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This volume contains eight exciting, novel
and interesting papers dealing with such topics as the effects of company unions
on wages, the effects of labor market regulation on hiring standards, coalition
bargaining at General Electric, cooperative labor-management partnerships in the
steel industry, the union commitment of adjunct faculty, the effects of union
political outreach on union members political perceptions, preferences and
voting behavior, reinterpretation of "new" labor historians differences with
"old" labor historians, and newly discovered lecture notes by industrial
relations scholar Sumner Slichter that detail his views on the early development
of welfare capitalism in the US. These papers contain a vibrant mix of
disciplinary perspectives, analytical methods, arguments and conclusions about
key industrial relations topics-and do so from both contemporary and historical
perspectives. The volume should be of interest to industrial relations scholars
and students worldwide
List of contributors.
Introduction (D. Lewin, B.E. Kaufman).
unions, wages, and work hours (J. Pencavel).
Labor market regulation and
production worker hiring standards: international comparisons (K. Daniel, W.S.
Capital mobility and the social accord: a critical examination of
the GE coordinated bargaining committee (F. Borgers).
Partnerships of steel?
Forging high involvement work systems in the US steel industry: a view from the
local unions (S.A. Rubinstein).
The union commitment of adjunct faculty (K.
Shaping political preferences through workplace mobilization:
unions and the 2000 election (R. Zullo).
John Fitch, David Brody and the
culture of management in American labor history (J. Rees).
Sumner Slichter on
personnel management and employee representation before the new deal (B.E.